Cluain Cath
genitive: Chluain Cath
(Irish)
Cloncagh
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    meadow of (the) battles ?
    B'fhéidir go bhfuil brí éigin eile seachas 'battle' le cath san ainm seo

  • English

    meadow of (the) battles ?
    The word cath may mean something other than 'battle' in this name

Centrepoint

52.4555, -8.92174 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1200
Cluonkai
BBL Leathanach: 26
1200
Cluenki
BBL Leathanach: 28
1306
Clonka
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 291
1418
Cluaincath
BBL Leathanach: 149
1580
Cluain Cath
CDhonn. Leathanach: 517
1654
Clon Caha
CS IV Leathanach: 255
1654
Clone Cagh
CS IV Leathanach: 256
1657
Clonecagh
DS
1659
Clonecha
Cen. Leathanach: 277
1840
Clouncagh
AL
1840
Cluain cath
pl:AL
1840y
Cluain cath
OD:AL
1969
Cluain Cath
Bailte Poist

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